shelve slow in python 2.3.3 for windows

Skip Montanaro skip at
Thu Jan 22 01:37:17 CET 2004

    >> whichdb.whichdb("a") 
    >> report under both versions?  My wild-ass guess is that the underlying
    >> anydbm module finds dumbdbm under 2.3.3 and something more industrial
    >> strength like bsddb under 2.2.

    Marco> Skip,
    Marco> you are right!

Sort of.

    Marco> Under 2.3.3: 'dbhash'

    Marco> Under 2.2: 'bsddb185'

'dbhash' and 'bsddb185' are really the same beast.

    Marco> Now the question is: is it possible to use bsddb185 with python
    Marco> 2.3.3?

You're barking up the wrong tree.  That's not the problem.


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